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Young At Heart Pet Rescue, Inc.


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Young At Heart Pet Rescue, Inc.
Tax ID: 20-2476194
BASED: Palatine, IL, United States



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Help Save Senior Pets!

In a perfect world, every senior pet would spend its twilight years surrounded by a loving family. But sadly, senior pets that end up in shelters often do not get that chance. Young At Heart™ is a rescue and safe haven for senior dogs & cats in Northern Illinois. Our mission is to save the lives of homeless senior dogs and cats from shelters where their age puts them first in line to be euthanized. We find loving homes for adoptable senior pets and offer a peaceful sanctuary life for those that are less adoptable. With your support, Young at Heart™ gives older dogs and cats another chance to enjoy the twilight of their lives through rescue, foster, adoption and sanctuary.

A few grey hairs shouldn’t be the end of the world, but for an older pet in a traditional animal shelter, it often is. In a traditional shelter environment, the older the animal, the less chance it has to make it out of the shelter alive. Often these dogs and cats are just what people are looking for when they consider adopting a new pet; housebroken, calmer, good with kids and other animals, and already trained. They are great family pets and great for senior citizens. They have had years to perfect the art of loving a human unconditionally, and most do not get a second chance to find a new home. It’s time to provide a safe haven for senior pets that have nowhere left to go.

A no-kill, home-like shelter designed just for dogs and cats over the age of 7 years is needed to provide a safe haven and a second chance for older pets in need of new homes. Join Young at Heart and help build the first adoption center in Illinois for senior dogs and cats. Your gift will help build a 3400 square foot home-like environment where they can enjoy stretching out in a patch of sunshine, a romp in a lush green yard or a leash walk on the 8 serene acres, a nap in the lap of a volunteer, bird-watching out the many windows available to them – and the peace of mind knowing that they are safe and loved.

Change the future for homeless senior pets. Make a donation today to build a shelter and safe haven for older dogs and cats!

Tax ID: 20-2476194 •


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2% Raised of $250,000 Goal